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    October 4, 2012
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clip. ed home field advantage through the playoffs. tyler moore and michael morris went deep and the nats win 5-1 and they end the soap with the league best 98 wins. they will face the winner of the cardinals-braves wild card game on sunday. miguel cabrera of the tigers won the triple crown. fox 5 morning news continues right now. right now. good morning. straight up 5:00 on this thursday, october 4th. this is a much better picture than it was yesterday. yesterday, you couldn't even see the women. today, it opportunity look too
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bad out there. we have humidity sticking around. i'm sarah simmons. >> i'm wisdom martin. it was all foggy yesterday. also yesterday, we had issues. we had humidity and we had mosquitoes. >> we got those again this morning. >> i know. >> this is all your fault. >> i don't want to take credit for this particular weather but yeah, i mean we just got some showers moving through as well. the good news is gradual improvement today. i guess the bad news is it will take a while. so later this afternoon, we'll start to see some drier air. >> we have to wait several hours for it. >> you will be here at work with us. >> we'll be just getting off the set when it finally clears up. >> exactly. let me show you the shower activity moving in from the west. our viewers out to the west have been dealing with these showers in the last couple of hours. generally north to south here, haggers up two, down 81, winchester, front royal, now as close as manassas and just to the west of reston. some very light shower activity of the it won't amount to a whole lot but it will be enough
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to wet the roadways out there and could slow your commute just a little bit. let's do temperatures. this is another story. it is warm and humid. 73 right now in washington. but focus off to the north and west. it is cooler. look at pittsburgh at 62. then you get into the 50s in ohio. the best part is this will be drier air, less humid air, that will start to work in early today. we'll be dealing with early showers and then clouds and partial sunshine with drier air working in late this afternoon. it should be comfortable with high temperatures back in the low 80s. a few showers early. a little sun developing later this afternoon. and a high temperature of about 81 degrees at 5:00 p.m. >> thank you. time now to check on that morning commute. on-time traffic with julie wright. >> we are starting off with unfortunately some bad news for folks traveling out of virginia this morning. northbound i-95 approaching 133 at 17, we haveling aring construction.
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they are still out there tying up the right side of the roadway and partially blocking that ramp to commit at 133-17. you will find delays head northbound as you try to work your way into stafford. patience is something you want to pack with you this morning. traveling eastbound along 66 no, trouble spots coming in from fair oaks. lanes are open headed to 123. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. the economy took center stage in last night's first presidential debate. both president obama and mitt romney picked apart the plans and touted their open. >> the polls show most people think that romney won the debate. >> i will not reduce the share paid by high-income individuals. i know that you and your running mate keep saying that
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and i know it's popular thing to say with a lot of people but it is just not the case. i got five boys. i'm used to people saying something that is not always true but just keep on repeating it and ultimately hoping i will believe t that is not the case. i will not reduce the attacks paidby high-income americans. number three, i will not under any circumstances raise taxes on middle income families. >> four years ago when i stood on this stage, i said that i would cut taxes for middle class families. and that is exactly what i did. we cut taxes for middle class families by about $3600. the rope is because i believe that we do best when the middle class is doing well. and by giving them those tax cuts, they had a little more money in their pocket. so maybe they can buy a new car. they are certainly in a better position to weather the extraordinary recession we went through. they can buy a compute fore
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their kid going off to college. >> the interest and the principal -- >> there are two more presidential debates and one vice presidential debate still coming up. >> who do you think won the debate? was there a clear winner? that is the question we are talking about this morning. we want to hear your thoughts an invite you to post them on our facebook page. we will share your comments throughout the morning. other stories making headlines, a voter watchdog group says it has uncovered voter fraud in maryland. the group election integrity maryland claims it found evidence that some people registered to vote using the names of dead people or registered to vote twice in to different states. the group is not accusing the state board of elections of fraud but says the problems need to be corrected. the state elections officials say, if fraud is found, the information will be given to state prosecutors office.
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a rare form of meningitis that has been decked in several states has health officials pretty concerned. the outbreak has sickened dozens of people and killed two people in maryland and virginia. according to the cdc, patients got the infection from a steroid injection given to back pain inform total, 26 cases have been reported nationwide and more cases are expected. the steroid drug made in massachusetts has since been recalled. in fairfax county, the search is for a teenager missing since monday morning. >> his parents are frantic as you can imagine and say it is not like the sun to just drop out of sight. melanie alnwick is live with more details for us this morning. >> reporter: good morning. it is a bit of a mystery. the 17-year-old teenager was last seen at 7:00 in the morning outside of w. t. woodson high school where he apparently dropped his brother off. police say they are going now through surveillance video from this dunkin don't us because there was a receipt found in
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brian glen's car from this dunkin donuts store that was date stamped at #:00 in the morning on monday. brian glen has been missing for three days going on the fourth now. family and friends of him are search for the missing teen. they combed woods and paths in fayette park. that is where his car was found in the parking lot. the group got instruction but they had little to go o just an empty box from dunkin donuts that was left in the car along with pieces of jolly rancher canned yea and wrappers. everyone who joined in the search is worried and concerned. police brought out a helicter and blood hounds to look but nothing so far. police say it is unusual given the circumstance and there are just a couple of things. brian glen's father said he is not a big doughnut eater so doesn't understand why his son would have come to dunkin donuts or have doughnuts in the car. he said the radio station in
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his son's car was tuned to a station his son wouldn't normally listen to. so they are still trying to put the pieces together here. his brother doesn't think he has been kidnapped. they are not sure where he has disappeared or whether he is with somebody. the family is working with fairfax county police as well as a private investigator to try to get brian glen to come home. >> thank you. protests that sparked hundreds of arrests and made major headlines. >> coming up next, this controversial scene from a decade ago and the district is back in the news now. we will explain as we check more headlines coming up next. [ male announcer ] we the people, the middle class,
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who move our country forward, work hard, raise families, and keep america strong. but mitt romney's budget plan will hurt the middle class, raising taxes on the average family by up to $2,000, while giving a tax break of $250,000 to multimillionaires. doesn't mitt romney understand we can't rebuild america by tearing down the middle class.
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priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. new this morning, d.c. police chief may be asked to testify in a lawsuit stemming from a protest 10 years ago. some demonstrators clashed with officers outside the meeting of the international monetary fund and world bank in 2002. police took more than 600 people into custody, several george washington university students arrested have pending lawsuits. the judge in the case may call them in to testify about claims that d.c. police tampered with
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electronic evidence. the obama administration wants a maryland man jailed in cuba for nearly three years to see his personal physician. alan gross was convicted of spying after distributing internet equipment to cuba's jewish community and was sentenced to 15 years in prison. gross has developed a tumor and could you be an doctors maintain it is benign but american doctors who reviewed his records sent by cuba say they can for the rule out cancer and he needs to be treated. a simple trip to pick up some food turned into a violent altercation. >> why one d.c. police officer claims police officers from another local force attacked him. all right. let's check in with tucker. >> some rain showers moving through west to east. once we get those east of us, gradual improvement in the forecast. we'll get rid of the humidity. i'll have details on the weather. julie wright will look at traffic too right after the break. "a magic clock."
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well, this morning, the big story is the first presidential debate. >> there weren't that many zingers delivered by either candidate but something mitt romney said about one of the most beloved children's characters is grabbing the headline. >> is the program so critical, it is worth borrowing money from china to get rid of it. obamacare is on my list. i apologize, mr. president. so i'll get rid of that. sorry, jim, i'm going to stop
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the subsidy to pbs. i like pbs. i love big bird. i actually like you too. >> the social media blew up right away on the big bird comment. it wasn't long before a new act popped up, the new handle fire big bird. big bird even posted this picture holding a will work for food sign. >> thousands of people already follow that. it is crazy. >> it is amazing. 24,000 followers now just from that comment. >> it is amazing the things people latch onto and it blows up and it becomes a big deal. it was just a comment. but people do what they do. >> so somebody put that picture together, i guess. >> look at the poor kids. >> oh, no! >> he wasn't saying to get rid of pbs or sesame street. he was just saying it would
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pull away the funding that the federal government gives. but people take it and run. whatever. >> look at tucker. >> everybody loves big bird. big bird is safe. weather forecast, starting off with cloud cover. we've got some humidity out there to start your day as well. some warm temperatures but changes today. we'll get drier air working in later this afternoon. it will start to feel like october. >> good. start acting like it's autumn. there is your front and this one is one of those very slow movers. not in any hurry to kind of chug along here and it brings some showers on the west side. you can see the light shower activity. we're not going to get more than a few 100ths of an inch. frederick to manassas, through north central virginia, some showers working in.
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we are getting left overrain showers. this is all marching east. the next map will show you a bigger picture. you can see the shower activity stretching from upstate new york right down into the carolinas along the axis of this front. as it pushes to the east later, i think the showers will wind down here during your early- morning hours. we'll be left with cloud cover for a good part of the day. by later in the afternoon, even the clouds will start to push for enough east, we'll get in on some of the sunshine and some of that drier air. the wind will shift out of the north and west and it will start to feel more comfortable around here by mid- to late afternoon. 73 in washington. it is it's very warm and muggy start. our average daytime high is 73 degrees. that gives you an idea of how warm it is. 74 in annapolis. we'll get highs back in the low 80s. 64 in frederick. 82 your daytime high. wind shifting out of the north and west at about five to 10. some afternoon sun after early clouds. the showers, we should be done with them during the early-
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morning hours. i'm not expecting rain later today. there is your accu-weather seven-day forecast. much cooler tonight and much drier tonight. overnight lows, 60 degrees. 80 with sunshine. could be late showers probably saturday night, early sunday and then that cool air really sets in. sunday's daytime high only 61 degrees for people headed out to the redskins sunday afternoon, it will be a chilly one. that is a look at your forecast. get the latest from julie wright. >> now, i got the sesame street theme in my head. >> sing it. >> can you tell me how to get, how to get to sesame street. you will find light traffic volume working in our favor. southbound 95, 295 in the clear headed out to the bw parkway. 355 at 118, we are keeping an eye open for you here. be careful as you travel out of
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germantown and continue into gaithersburg. 270 is in good shape. no problems reported right now for those continuing their drive along the -- i'm he not quite sure what is happening with the compute are now. all lanes are open across the american legion bridge. you will find lanes are open northbound on 395 as you work your way north from the beltway out to the 14th street bridge. northbound i-95, this is where we have tie-ups to report leaving route 3 in fredericksburg headed out to route 17. they were partially blocking the ramp at 17. all of that should now be cleared but big tie-ups headed north from route 3. a simple trip to pick up some food turned into a violent altercation. up next, why one d.c. police officer claims police officers from another local force attacked him. we'll be right back. [ may ] el centro i is located in the east end of houston.
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south a veteran d.c. police officer filed a multimillion dollar lawsuit claiming he was beaten by two prince george's county police officers. >> richard mara says they beat him with their fists and broke his leg outside a restaurant last weekend. paul wagner has more. >> reporter: richard mara said he stopped by the ebony inn last saturday afternoon to pick up some food before driving home to watch his son play football on tv. as he was standing outside, two county police officers rolled up in marked cruisers and ordered everyone on the ground. >> when one officer approached, i identified myself as an officer and tomorrow him i was
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armed. i was on the phone and the officer attempted to snatch the phone from my hand. i put my phone away so he couldn't snatch it. he then pushed me. after he pushed me, i turned to him and told him i told you i'm an officer and i'm armed. they jumped on my back, punched me several times in the face. they tried to force me to the ground. >> reporter: he says the officers broke his left foot while using the baton and for reasons he said still unknown. >> i have hearsay, but just hearsay. i heard they came on the lot to look for someone else and they just happened to approach this group which i was standing around. the paperwork doesn't reflect that they were there looking for someone else. it said they were on routine patrol because the area is known for high crime. >> reporter: as you might imagine, prince george's county police have a different version
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of events. according to the court document, they say that he ignored his orders to get up against the wall so they could interview him, instead talking on the phone. he then said i'm drinking ate private rot, i am not doing anything wrong. i'll sue. the court document says he was drinking whiskey and for mention that he identified himself as police officer. the officers noticed a bulge in his waistband and were concerned he was armed. when he ignored their orders, they used knee strikes and pain compliance techniques to get him down. he was charged with having an open container of alcohol, resisting arrest and failure to obey a lawful order. paul wagner, fox 5 news. still plenty ahead on fox 5 morning news. we have all of our top stories. >> including reaction from last night's presidential debate. we'll get a live report on that. 
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welcome back to fox 5 morning news, thursday october 4th, live look outside right now at i-270. traffic getting -- starting to move along a little bit early this morning. >> less fog than yesterday. a. >> a lot less fog. so that is helpful. >> we have a few rain showers moving through. it could be enough to wet the roadways and slow things down
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out there as we continue to await the arrival of some tri air. >> we are waiting and waiting. i think this is like hanging out, kicking back. >> the front? >> yes. >> it has been chilling here for the last couple of days. only it's not chilling. it's warming things up. shower activity, you can seat front there set up across the region as well. just to the west of it is where we are agetting the shower activity. it is working through the region west to east here so leesburg, reston, now getting some light shower activity as you go out 66 towards manassas and gainesville. we are getting light showers as well. once we get this batch of showers east of us later this morning, we should see gradual improvement. later this afternoon, kind of a partly sunny afternoon with drier air working in from the
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north and west. things will gradually get better around here for our thursday. >> good. >> that was kind of a question mark. it is thursday, right? >> i thought you were talking about the part that it was going to get better. >> i know that part. i wasn't sure what day of the week it was. week it was. here is your forecast. daytime highs in the low 80s with partial sunshine late this afternoon. winds will pick up out of the north and west and you will feel the drier air moving back in. >> i actually woke up thinking is it really thursday? at first, i thought it was wednesday so i was super happy. >> i wasn't sure until you just told me. now that i realize it's friday eve, get the party started early. >> we can do that by talking to julie wright too. >> did i hear somebody say party? >> yeah. >> that's what we think of when we think of you. >> on the roads this morning, we are looking pretty good with no problems reported at the wilson bridge. traffic flowing freely traveling in virginia, northbound i-95 in the crunch
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if you will. lingering construction has cleared. this is 95 coming northbound from the prince william parkway. you will find 118 here at 270. this hook line it will affect your commute off of 1:18 you -- this looks like it will affect your commute off of 118. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. the candidates spoke directly to the american people last night. >> president barack obama and his challenger, mitt romney, traded shots at each other. neither and to make any game changing mistake but polls show viewers think the president's challenger was last night's winner. nicole collin has more on that on capitol hill for us. >> reporter: good morning. mitt romney has been trailing in some key swing state polls
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recently so he passenger a strong showing last night in front of potentially tens of millions of viewers. it appears he delivered. the candidates were cordial but mitt romney's aggressive approach and to put president obama on defense. >> going forward with the status quo is not going to cut it for the american people who are struggling today. >> i walked into the oval office, i had more than a trillion dollar deficit greeting me. and we know where it came from. >> reporter: the debate held at the university of denver was respectful and devoid of any major entertaining moments. it focused on dense domestic issues like taxes, social security and medicare and the role of the federal government. the president said romney's ideas are not specific enough. >> his running mate, congressn ryan, put forward a budget that reflects many of the principles that governor romney has talked about and it wasn't very detailed. this seems to be a trend. >> reporter: romney repeatedly
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accused the president of misrepresenting his position. >> i got five boys. i am used to people saying something that is not always true but just keep on repeating it and ultimately hoping i'll believe it. that is not the case. i will not reduce the taxes paid by high-income americans. >> this is the first of three presidential debates. they go at it again on october 16th. vice presidential candidates, however, debate a week from today. >> nicole, we know the debate was geared a little bit more towards independent voters. do we have any idea how it was received about that set? >> cbs news has an instant overnight polls that they conducted and it showed about 2- 1 uncommitted voters did think mitt romney won. does that mean they'll vote for him? it is impossible to say. >> thank you. many of you who watched the debate have an opinion about how it went and who won. some of you are sharing your thoughts this morning on our facebook fan page.
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let's get right to them. i think they both did well. most people are ased and say the person they like won. she added that both candidates spoke over each other and interrupted the moderator. >> dan said he appreciated that it was an intelligent conversation and he writes, i think romney did better than many expected and the president, who i'm still voting for, missed some opportunities. a rare and deadly form of meningitis has health officials across the country worried. the outbreak has sickened does understand and killed would people in maryland and virginia. the c dc says patients were infected after receiving steroid injections for back pain. the drug, made in massachusetts, has since been recalled. montgomery country police are asking for the public's help to find the person who
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viciously beat a 72-year-old man. he is in critical condition. his two sons found him up conscious near a dumpster outside his apartment complex on garland avenue in silver spring tuesday morning. he had head out at 8:00 p.m. on monday to go shopping and never made it home. police think that robbery may have been the motive in this case. in fairfax county, the search is on this morning for a teenager missing since monday morning. family, friends and community members joined police combing through a park along picket road where 17-year-old brian glen's car was found. police say they were going through surveillance video from a nearby dunkin donuts because a receipt was found in his car stamped at 8:00 a.m. he was last seep on the school grounds around 7:00 a.m. but did not attend classes. cutbacks are coming to the university of the district of columbia. board of trustees gave the green light on the plan that will likely involve layoffs and
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closing a satellite campus. the school's operating budget is $170 million. $64million of that comes from d.c. taxpayers and leaders think that is too high. mayor vincent gray is still looking over the cost-cutting plan. maryland governor martin o'malley speaking out against a casino company with strong ties to the region. >> coming up next, why he says the company is running false ads. ads.  i don't spend money
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making headlines this morning, teachers in chicago have finally voted to approve a new contract. it's three-year agreement that includes pay increases and a new evaluation system. the contracts must now be approved bit chicago board of education. you will recall teachers walked off the job last month canceling class for 350,000 students for seven days. they finally agreed to suspend the strike pending the outcome of the official contract vote. a former prince george's county fire department official who pleaded guilty to extortion, conspiracy and tax evasion has been sentenced to a
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year and a half in prison. prosecutors say carl grandow bribed public officials in exchange for a development near a metro station that he had financial interest in. maryland governor martin o'malley is peeking out against penn national gaming. he says the casino is running false ads against question seven on the november ballot. >> penn, the gaming company that is funding all of these ads trying to claim that these monies never go to school, total hogwash, complete lie that penn is perpetuating. total falsehood for them to say we are not investing more then indication. >> in a statement, the spokesman for the campaign behind the has responded saying
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in part, these aren't our assertions. they are independent media fact checks. -- total falsehood for them to say we are not investing more in education. we are checking in on weather and traffic. stay with us. stay with us.
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welcome back. >> once again, words of wisdom during the commercial break. >> talking about cars, can you imagine a studio full of men and we're talking about cars. not a big shock. >> if you are going to get in your car, you might encounter a couple of rain showers. make sure the windshield wiper blades are working. that is the latest thing not working. >> your air conditioning isn't working. >> i haven't had air conditioning for like a year. we are warm and humid. never mind the heat. you probably want to republican the air conditioner in some parts of the area as we have a lot of humidity out there. -- you probably want to run the air conditioner in some parts of the area as we have a lot of humidity out there.
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74 in annapolis. a nice warm start to your day. 68 in manassas. our highs should be in the low 80s with lots of humidity to start but later this afternoon, some of that cooler and drier air will start to work in for the north and west. we've got chains in the forecast today. we have a lot going on. start the day with light rain showers. there you go, generally west of the city. this particular radar, a little aggressive. there are some scattered showers out to the west and up 270. as you get down 95, we are getting smore activity as well now. we'll have the threat of showers in the forecast for the first part of your day as we watch this frontal system, same front, same system we've been talking about for a couple of days. this is the back end finally working through. you can see the back end of the moisture back into west virginia and then the cloud cover back into ohio and this will continue to kind of march east here, trudge east very slowly during the course of the day. we should see gradual improvement late this afternoon with cooler winds and drier air
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working in from the north and west. hang in there. just a couple of showers early today and then the clouds kind of hang tough here for the morning hours. by this afternoon, here we are at 4:00. we are starting to get break in the clouds. as you are watching out to the west, you will likely be partly to mostly sunny. we'll clear out very quickly later this evening and that will allow the cooler and drier air to set in. tomorrow will be perfect. 82 today. scattered showers in the forecast for the first part of the day. wind north and west at five to 10. here is your accu-weather seven- day forecast. tomorrow looks great, 80 with sunshine. most of saturday, fine. 75 and we'll cloud up late in the day with a cold front that could give us some late showers. i think these will probably y get in here saturday night and early sunday. you will notice the cooldown. 75 saturday. only 61 for a high on sunday. make sure you get the jackets
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and sweaters ready to go. let's get the traffic. i know somebody who had the jackets and sweaters ready to go in late august. >> if it wasn't quite warm in here, i would probably have it on now. lanes are open between college park and bethesda. northbound i-95, it has been a tough go. heavy volume to accompany your commute northbound trying to work your way out of stafford and continuing up towards dale city. it is just volume, folk. we had late-clearing construction. -- it is just volume, folks. more slow traffic waiting for you as you approach the exit at quantico and again in lorton. no accidents to report for those on the top stretch of the beltway leaving college park trying to get past university boulevard. all of the lanes here are open. we do find delays if you are traveling along eastbound route
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50 headed out towards 704. this is a live picture of northbound i-95 coming in out of woodbridge. heavy, slow and steady headed for the occoquan. here is the accident scene, westbound 118 or south if you will continuing over towards middlebrook road. accident activity occurred on the bridge. no one is able to get by. coming southbound to make the exit to 118, this is the ramp that is currently closed. no one is able to get by at this time. coming eastbound, the lanes are open. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. -timetraffic. a public hearing will be held later on today in loudoun county to discuss the proposed service areas by metro. the proposed areas all surround the three planned metro stations in the area designed to help pay for the silver line extension to loudoun county. that hearing begins at 7:00 p.m. p.m. fox 5 is monitoring metro this morning. a judge is expected to hear arguments today on i alawsuit demanding metro post controversial signs in the transit system.
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the ads say in any war between the civilized man and the savage, support the civilized man. support israel, defeat jihad. the creator, pamela geller, sued to force new york transportation authorities to allow the ads. now, she want to force metro to do the same thing. the lawyer joined us last night. >> d.c. transit authority's response will only embolden those who wanted to silence speech by making continued threats of violence so they can silence the speaker. the government has a constitutional duty to protect the speaker and not to join a violent mob intent on suppressing speech. the major league baseball playoff picture is just about set. coming up next, we know teddy got a big win. how about the nats.
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>> dave ross here to run down the possible playoff match-ups to the nats. that's coming up. 
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welcome back. it's sports breakfast time. i got to say i was almost more excited about teddy winning. >> the nats had something to play for. but teddy, there has been a lot
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of peer pressure to teddy to get out there and win something. abe has over 200 wins. and here he is, teddy gets number one. it is in the books. but now the gig is up. the first batter hits. who drew up that script? ryan zimmerman was pumped up because teddy won? yes, they wrap up the top seed in the playoffs which will begin for the nats on sunday. now, where are they going to play? it will either be atlanta or st. louis. they will play on friday -- they will play in atlanta to determine who will play the nats. the nats will open up on the
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road. the. let's talk about the os. i know they are an unbelievable story as well in major league baseball. they have been great but they came up one game short. they played right to 162 against the yankees. evan longuria was just too good for the tampa bay rays. he hit three home runs and leading the rays to a 4-1 win over the orioles. now, what this means is the orioles will have to play a one- game wild card on friday. they have to go down to texas. if they can win that one game, they move on to the american league divisional series which will be a best of five scenario. but it is a one-game deal for buck showalter and the boys. on sunday, when we watched robert griffin iii play. did you think this was his best
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game y -- was his best game? >> no i think the first game. >> mike shanahan said after the game it was his best performance. rg iii agreed. >> and they're both wrong and i'm right. >> on the final dries drive sunday against tampa bay, the headsets went out so he called the final drive by himself. >> he is used to that because he didn't have a playbook when he was at baylor. >> he's used to winging it. >> pretty darned good. they got the falcons coming in on sunday. those are the two highest powered offenses in the league. it could be a shootout. wizards camp continuing here at george mason. that is bradley beal. this is the rookie from florida. the number three pick overall
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in the draft. i think beal is the real deal. he will have to get some on-the- job training. he doesn't have a number one point guard. we talked about that yesterday. they've got a couple of guys filling in for wall while he is on the mend. he averaged almost 18 points per game at florida so we'll see a lot of bradley beal as the wizards try to get ready for the soap opener which is less than four weeks away. >> muehlheausler, the caps are still waiting hoping that the nhl labor dispute will get involved so we can get some hockey in here to talk about as well. we've got basketball now. >> where is your favorite place to grab some grub. head at 6:00, find out who tops a new list of the best fast food restaurants. >> going to make me happy. >> i have been to a couple of them. >> let's take some time right now to say hello to our facebook fan of the day.
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